Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Miss War - Movie Pre-Review of Legion
I'm on a bit of a movie kick this week. It's been (fire) rainy all week and I'm in the mood to cuddle up with some good movies and movie trailers. D9 left my feathers a bit ruffled, but I was calmed and soothed upon seeing the trailer for Legion.
What calmed and soothed me? Well I've seen this movie before. I loved it the first time it was released under the name Constantine.
Ok, that's a bit harsh. Legion appears to address my favorite apocalyptic approach (Biblical), thus addressing the extermination of evil mankind by angels. In this story, we find that God has grown tired of our antics and has decided to wipe the slate clean and start fresh. He sends his angels to perform said extermination, and of course we find ourselves in the midst of a rogue angel who intends to save the unborn baby savior from extinction.
Thereby we come across some fundamental flaws here.
1. God is omniscient. All knowing. He HAD to know there was an unborn baby savior in that waitresses womb. He had to know a rogue angel was going to put up a sexy fight (thank you, Paul Bettany) and he had to know that with Randy Quaid driving this crazy train, the day is bound to be saved. (Hello? Day After Tomorrow?)
Reasons to see this film in 2010:
It may give you some pointers on surviving the Biblical apocalypse.
It has some pretty bad ass CGI demon angels.
Reasons NOT to see this film in 2010:
You'll see it in reruns on TBS in 2011
Constantine had Keanu and Gavin (cat sound) Rossdale. Legion has Randy Quaid and the pale Paul Bettany. Winner? Constantine.